Table 3.

Proportion of women participating within 6 months after the first randomization, regardless of intervention, by screening history and socioeconomic and demographic factors

Sample size (no.)Participated within 6 months regardless of intervention
No.%OR95% CI
All women12,157359429.6
Age distribution (yr)
    24–29294177226.31.0(Reference)
    30–393542108430.61.21.1–1.4
    40–49289592231.91.31.2–1.5
    50–59277981629.41.21.0–1.3
Years since last smear
    3–454752,51245.95.75.1–6.7
    5–32365447513.01.00.8–1.2
    0 prior smear, 24–26 years153541326.92.52.0–3.0
    0 prior smear, 27–59 years149319413.01.0(Reference)
Educationa
    Low195049425.31.0(Reference)
    Intermediate5185163131.51.41.2–1.5
    High4842144729.91.31.1–1.4
Employment statusa
    Employed/student9344289931.01.41.3–1.5
    Other280769124.61.0(Reference)
Disposable incomea,b
    0–100% of median6084171828.21.0(Reference)
    >100% of median6067187230.91.11.1–1.2
Social welfare
    Yes92920722.31.0(Reference)
    No11,228338730.21.51.3–1.8
Marital statusa
    Married/cohabitant6430211632.91.41.3–1.5
    Single5721147425.81.0(Reference)
Having childrena
    Yes6284203032.31.31.2–1.4
    No5867156026.61.0(Reference)
Country of birtha
    Sweden10,370313530.21.41.2–1.6
    Other Nordic and EC countries60317829.51.31.1–1.7
    Rest of the world28128123.81.0(Reference)
Citizenshipa
    Swedish11,322340230.11.51.2–1.7
    Other82818822.71.0(Reference)
  • a When the numbers do not add up to the 12,157 women studied, it is due missing observations (from 1 to 180) in the LOUISE database.

  • b The median disposable income is 99,300 SKR.